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    Xandari Riverscapes

    A.C. Road | Near Pallathurathy Bridge, Alappuzha 688003, India
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          • Excellent73%
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          • Average3%
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          “river escapes” (74 reviews)
          “upper deck” (20 reviews)
          “smaller boat” (17 reviews)
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          Cosy Houseboats
          226 reviews
          #11 of 154 Speciality lodging in Alappuzha
           
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          433 reviews
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          Reviewed 27 February 2017

          Booked this through Cholan Tours and again they picked a gem. Arrived at the jetty and welcomed with a cold drink and towel. Check in took minutes and after the explanation of where we were going were taken to the boat to find we were...More

          Thank hearthammer
          Response from GM_Xandari, Manager at Xandari Riverscapes

          Hi there, We enjoyed reading the elaborate account of your perfect backwater cruise! Vembanad is absolutely a birdwatchers paradise since a lot of migratory birds make a stopover here. Kerala cuisine charms every traveler with its blend of aromatic spices and herbs, which is a...More

          Reviewed 27 February 2017

          We had a three bed room boat for six of us. The boat is very large with air-conditioned bedrooms and attached bathrooms. There is a large sitting area with benches along the sides and a dining table in the middle. The best part was the...More

          Thank Sanjay K
          Response from GM_Xandari, Manager at Xandari Riverscapes

          Hello Sanjay Tranquil and comforting are the two words that best describe the backwater cruise in Kerala! Travelers from far and wide consistently praise the beauty of the backwaters and its marvelous backdrop. A magnificent haven like this has got to be shared with nature...More

          Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

          We are Seniors travelling from Australia. This was a wonderful experience, the attentive staff Joseph, Prince and Jobbi are to be congratulated for attending to our every need. We were picked up from the Wharf at Kumarakom Lakes Resort for our backwater adventure. On arrival...More

          Thank Dianne A
          Response from GM_Xandari, Manager at Xandari Riverscapes

          Hello Dianne, Your heartwarming review has made our day. Our fellow Xandarians are experts at making travelers feel comfortable at all times and it’s great to hear your comments about them. The backwater adventure is an exclusive feature of Kerala holiday and glad to know...More

          Reviewed 14 February 2017

          The boat was very relaxing, the crew was friendly and helpful. The meals were fantastic. Very relaxing way to spend a day after your tour of India. Highly recommend. The rooms are simple but comfortable with a/c and showers.More

          Thank FScanada
          Response from GM_Xandari, Manager at Xandari Riverscapes

          Hi there, Thank you for joining our mesmerizing cruise through the breath-taking water network of Alappuzha – one of the most relaxing ways to soak in the natural beauty of Kerala. It is indeed a matter of pride and joy to know that you had...More

          Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

          We boarded our houseboat the "Karamana around 12.30pm and were greeted by a delightful crew of Shibumon - Captain, Saneesh - Driver/Engineer, and the wonderful chef Shiju, with a coconut milk drink and great smiles. The rooms where clean and nicely presented and the boat...More

          Thank Andrea S
          Response from GM_Xandari, Manager at Xandari Riverscapes

          "Hello Andrea! A sail through the mesmerizing nature with a personal entourage is an absolutely fabulous experience, isn’t it? Backwater cruise is one of a kind experience that you get to enjoy in Kerala from serving fresh sea food to ensuring a relaxing stay, Xandari...More

          Cosy Houseboats
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          • US$284 - US$731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          wewowyou
          What is your charge ,price for per night Inc air con and food and both drinks please
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          saradurban
          planning a houseboat trip in kerala are all meals included ? is halaal catered for? are there complimentary massages offered on the boat?
          31 December 2016|
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          Response from M_W_London_12 | Reviewed this property |
          All meals. Ask about halal as they are very obliging. No massage offered on our boat.
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          Ratna B
          What's included in the price? Do you provide lunch, dinner and the next day breakfast on the boat too? Do you give a tour of the backwaters too?
          19 June 2016|
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          Response from RM_Xandari | Property representative |
          Hi Ratna, Suki's answer was quite complete! An overnight booking includes lunch, dinner and breakfast, along with tea and snacks. With the canoe excursion in the smaller canals you enter a world largely left untouched by... More
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          "Luxury boating."
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          "Shop around. The Xandari website caters for foreigners. Try a local Indian travel in Kochi. (National..."
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          "This is a boat so rooms a not very large but not very small either."
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          "Look - it's a boat - the views change every minute. It's brilliant."
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